10 Asian Dishes Low in Calories and High in Flavor
If you're craving Chinese food but worried about the calories from typical takeout, then these homemade recipes are just what you need. They've got all the Asian flavors that you crave, but are low in calories, and add in a lot more healthy veggies.
1. Chinese Chicken Salad | 393 Calories
Rave Review: "My family thought this was one of the best chicken dishes they'd tasted! Spicy, but not too spicy -- and low-fat is an added bonus." – BSHMITZ
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2. Chinese Pepper Steak | 312 Calories
This veggie-packed dish is made with pantry staples and tastes delicious served with noodles or rice.
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3. Chinese Take-Out Shrimp with Garlic | 227 Calories
Rave Review: "WOW! If you are a garlic lover, a seafood lover, and like an Asian-inspired dish with some heat, STOP, you have found the perfect recipe! This was really delicious, I prepared exactly as written and just added some more veg, some shredded carrot, and red pepper strips." – Saveur
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4. Chinese Pork Tenderloin | 222 Calories
Lean pork tenderloins are marinated in a spicy ginger sauce and taste just like a dish you'd get in a fancy restaurant.
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5. Chinese Steamed Fish | 379 Calories
This 5-ingredient winner is ready in 30 minutes and is scrumptious with white rice.
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6. Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry | 280 Calories
Rave Review: "Good and versatile recipe. I have made it with beef and turkey and both are delicious. I use whatever color bell pepper I have on hand and I double the vegetables. Fast, healthy, yummy!" – Nadia E
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7. Chicken with Green Peppers in Black Bean Sauce | 253 Calories
Rave Review: "This is delicious. When I am craving Chinese Food I make this up in a hurry. Wonderful recipe, thank you for sharing! – KELLMC78
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8. Chinese Chicken Fried Rice | 255 Calories
Fried rice that's low in calories, and ready in 15 minutes – yes, please! Watch, and see how easy it is to make.
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9. Restaurant Style Beef and Broccoli | 331 Calories
This recipe has over 2,000 reviews and is loved by our home cooks.
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10. Sweet and Spicy Stir Fry with Chicken and Broccoli | 156 Calories
This recipe is similar to the beef and broccoli, but made with chicken instead, and ready in a speedy 30 minutes.
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